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Boston Manor House Restoration

Boston Manor in Brentford, West London will be celebrating it 400th aniversary in 2023.
A lot of obvious new brickwork repairs needed to be blended in using sympathetic ageing techniques. Dyebrick brick tining products do not alter the physical properties of the bricks, so were ideal for the Grade I Listed building.

Camilla, the Queen Consort visited Boston Manor today to see first hand the progress of this newly renovated Grade I Listed Jacobean house.  Her Majesty viewed some of the refurbished rooms and met with architects, craftspeople, apprentices and volunteers who played an integral role in restoring the house to its former glory. For more info please CLICK HERE

The Houses of Parliament

Dyebrick products have been used on all phases of the restoration to the Parliamentary Estate.

We had a wonderful day in Westminster. It was nice to have been invited and also to be shown where our products had actually been applied over the last 5 years!

A ‘Bright’ Idea from Silic8!

Silic8, part of the Dyegroup have launched their ‘Whitener’ product for restoring white Hill Figures.

After three years of trials on the White Horse at Kilburn North Yorkshire, Silic8 are proud to introduce their range of stone whiteners for flint and limestone. Silic8 offer a maintenance service to heritage trusts and restoration groups.

Please contact us for more information and a leaflet.

Hotham School Wall – Soot Washing

Hotham School Wall Soot Wash
Hotham School Wall Soot Washing

“Residents who have expressed concerns about the appearance of a new school wall in Putney will have spotted that action has now been taken to make the wall blend into its surroundings more easily.”

Dyebrick products were chosen to ‘age’ the new wall to produce a more sympathetic appearance more suited to the surrounding period properties.

Dale Dempsey, who has been tinting bricks for over 30 years, carried out the work on behalf of Wandsworth Council. The process is known as Soot Washing, (or ‘sooting’).

Dyebrick have two products for this ageing process, one called ‘Soot Wash’ and a less intense product called ‘Brick-Age’. It was the Brick-Age product that was used for this project.

Although the majority of this work was carried out a few months ago, the finishing touches are being carried out this week.

1760’s Coffeehouse at Colonial Williamsburg, VA


The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation reconstructed Richard Charlton’s 18th-century coffeehouse—which, is the only authentic 18th-century coffeehouse in the United States. the grand opening is on Friday, November 20, 4:00 p.m.

Brick Stain Products

Dyebrick products were used on the cosmetic renovation to the foundation walls.

Brick mason Ray Canetti stained the bricks sympathetically to create an authetic and natural recreation of how the Coffeehouse would have looked when first built.

Dyebrick is specified for use in conservation projects, as the physical properties of the masonry are not altered. For more information about the Coffee House renovation click here.

For information about The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation click here.

Brick Colour Washing in London

Dyebrick was used as an effective red colour-wash to enhance ‘Riverview Mansions’ by the Thames in London.

Five of our ‘Six-Packs’ were used for this project. Please contact us for free advice and sample panels when using for large projects.

Brick Colour Wash
Red Brick Colour Wash using Dyebrick

Dyebrick at Greenwich Village NYC

Dyebrick products are chosen by restoration and heritage groups to blend-in obvious extensions and repair work.

This particular project was completed 5 years ago and still looks as good as the day it was tinted. All the repair work was sympathetically disguised using Dyebrick ….and a little artistic flair!

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